Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO

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2020 Population
148,500
0.523% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roy Blunt
Republican Party
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
35.6
0.565% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
15.1%
8.96% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$52,776
3.76% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$146,300
8.94% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
72,083
0.488% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO had a population of 149k people with a median age of 35.6 and a median household income of $52,776. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO declined from 149,280 to 148,500, a −0.523% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,865 to $52,776, a 3.76% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (37.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.12%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.16%).

8.22% of the households in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.5% of the residents in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are Avila University (443 degrees awarded in 2020), Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City (196 degrees), and Research College of Nursing (153 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was $146,300, and the homeownership rate was 55%.

Most people in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO is home to a population of 149k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 4.96% of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (7.37k people).

In 2020, there were 1.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.8k people) in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 55.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.49k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are Spanish (5,706 households), Arabic (1,262 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (824 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
78,412
Women
52.7%
70,241
Men
47.3%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 148,653 inhabitants, with 47.3% men, and 52.7% women.

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Citizenship

97.5%
2020 Citizenship
97.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.5% of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    73.8k ± 2.37k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    55.7k ± 2.5k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.49k ± 929
6.69%
Hispanic Population
9.94k people

In 2020, there were 1.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.8k people) in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 55.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.49k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.69% of the people in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are hispanic (9.94k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,375 ± 906 people
  2. El Salvador
    501 ± 549 people
  3. Bangladesh
    417 ± 501 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was Mexico, the natal country of 1,375 Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO residents, followed by El Salvador with 501 and Bangladesh with 417.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.96%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
7.37k people
4.73%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
7.07k people

As of 2020, 4.96% of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO residents (7.37k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was 4.73%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,706 households (4.15%)
  2. Arabic
    1,262 households (0.919%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    824 households (0.6%)

8.22% of the households in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was Spanish. 4.15% of the households in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,749 ± 302
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,266 ± 251
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,037 ± 210

Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO employs 72.1k people. The largest industries in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are Restaurants & Food Services (4,679 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,027 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,407 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($99,717), Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($94,153), and Legal services ($91,536).

Males in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,248. The income inequality in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.415, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
37,512
Women
52%
34,571
Men
48%

The workforce of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO in 2020 was 72,083 people, with 52% woman, and 48% men.

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Occupations

72.1k
2020 Value
0.488%
1 Year growth
± 0.488%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 0.488%, from 71.7k employees to 72.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO, are Customer service representatives (2,796 people), Cashiers (1,742 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,712 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

72.1k
2020 Value
0.488%
1 Year growth
± 0.488%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 0.488%, from 71.7k employees to 72.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,679 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,027 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,407 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO, though some of these residents may live in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,984
Median earning men ± $1,393
$33,343
Median earning women ± $1,315

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($55,958), Information ($55,525), and Public Administration ($52,489).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,457), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($40,860), and Public Administration ($40,592).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $30.9B
  2. $30.9B
  3. $29.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $30.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($30.9B) and Pharmaceuticals ($29.3B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$312B
2020 Value in Missouri
$614B
Projected 2050 Value in Missouri
97.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Missouri trade was $312B. This is expected to increase 97.1% to $614B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $26.1B
  2. $15.4B
  3. $15.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $26.1B, followed by Texas with $15.4B and Kansas and $15.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Missouri shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Missouri

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Roy Blunt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Missouri have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO awarded 956 degrees. The student population of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,067 male students and 1,657 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are White (636 and 69.9%), followed by Black or African American (149 and 16.4%), Hispanic or Latino (73 and 8.02%), and Two or More Races (18 and 1.98%).

The largest universities in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO by number of degrees awarded are Avila University (443 and 46.3%), Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City (196 and 20.5%), and Research College of Nursing (153 and 16%).

The most popular majors in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO are Registered Nursing (193 and 20.2%), Massage Therapy (131 and 13.7%), and Medical Assistant (76 and 7.95%).

The median tuition cost in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO for private four year colleges is $21,115.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 41.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 2,724 (39.2% men and 60.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 2,724 students enrolled in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO, 39.2% men and 60.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,630 records, of which 64.7% were women and 35.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 30 degree-majors awarded
  2. 26 degree-majors awarded
  3. 157 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was General Computer & Information Sciences with 30 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Jackson County--Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 443 degrees awarded
  2. 196 degrees awarded
  3. 153 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Avila University with 443 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 288 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO, which is 0.431 times less than the 668 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 636 degrees mean that there were 4.27 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 149 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($26,688) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,260) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,088) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.562% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.471% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (32.6k), Some college (29.8k), and Bachelors Degree (23.8k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was $146,300 in 2020, which is 0.637 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $134,300 to $146,300, a 8.94% increase. The homeownership rate in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO is 55%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO is $52,776. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO with a value of $102,298, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Central West) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $100,747 and $96,368.

Property

$146,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,297
$35,070
Median Property Taxes
±$1,305

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

55%
Homeownership
2020
65.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 55% of the housing units in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO with a value of $102,298, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (Central West) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $100,747 and $96,368.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$52,776
Median Household Income
± $2,034
63.7k
Number of Households
± 2,049

In 2020, the median household income of the 63.7k households in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO grew to $52,776 from the previous year's value of $50,865.

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Wage Distribution

0.415
2020 Wage GINI in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO
0.414
2019 Wage GINI in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO

In 2020, the income inequality in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was 0.415 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0805% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.28%)
  3. Carpooled (6.55%)

In 2020, 81.2% of workers in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.28%) and those who carpooled to work (6.55%).

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.21% of the workforce in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO (22.1k out of 146k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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87.4% of the population of Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 48% on employee plans, 13.3% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 1.43% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Missouri was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Missouri see 1422 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.559% decrease from the previous year (1430 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1672 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 491 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Missouri, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,422 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,422 patients per year. This represents a 0.559% decrease from the previous year (1,430 patients).

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Community Mobility

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Missouri.

This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Missouri across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24% under 18 years, 25.5% between 18 and 34 years, 35.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.3% were men and 53.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.6%
Uninsured
48%
Employer Coverage
13.3%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
1.43%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO grew by 0.00104% from 12.6% to 12.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kansas City (South) PUMA, MO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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